Wolves Host Division Rivals and Look to Extend Winning Streak This Weekend
(Sudbury, ON) Wolves Hockey returns to the confines of the Sudbury Arena this Friday night as the Pack look to extend their FIVE game winning streak when they host division rivals, the Barrie Colts at 7:05pm. The Wolves are coming off an outstanding road trip where they won three games against the Niagara IceDogs, Erie Otters and Kitchener Rangers which puts them at the top of the league. Among Wolves standouts last week, Buffalo Sabres prospect Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen stood tall and made 99 saves over the weekend enroute to being named the OHL Player of the Week. Following Friday’s divisional match-up, the Wolves will host the Niagara IceDogs on Sunday to wrap up a double-header weekend at the new start time of 3:05pm.
The Barrie Colts are led offensively by top 2018 NHL draft eligible prospect Ryan Suzuki and overager Lucas Chiodo. Suzuki leads the Colts in points with 15, while Chiodo isn’t far behind with 11. Import forward Matej Pekar rounds out the Colts top three in scoring with 10 points.
Friday’s game is sponsored by KICX 91.7! Visit their booth out front of the arena prior to the game or in the lower concourse near the new Official Team Shop for the chance to win tickets to see Dean Brody. One lucky season ticket holder will also win Free Coffee for a Year in a shoot-out compliments of Tim Hortons. Season Ticket Holders are encouraged to wear their Wolves Gear for the chance to win.
Sunday, the Wolves face-off against the Niagara IceDogs for a matinee match-up. The IceDogs roster features five draft prospects, including second round LA Kings prospect Akil Thomas and third round Minnesota Wild prospect Ivan Lodnia.
Sunday’s game is sponsored by Eastlink. Lucky fans will have the chance to win great prizes in the Eastlink shoot-out during the second intermission. Fans can visit their information booth in the lower lobby. Both home games will feature local musical talent before the game and during the first period on the Queen’s stage powered by M.I.C.
Great seats are available at greatersudbury.ca/tickets or sudburywolves.com and in person at the Sudbury Arena Box Office. New this season, online tickets purchased from your computer or mobile device are now the same price as Box Office. Fans can skip the line, get your tickets early, online, scan your phone or print your tickets and come cheer on your Sudbury Wolves this season!